THE PYGMY HOG Major is disposed to reduce them to four if not to fewer species. He allows the widely - ranging S. scrofa, S. vittatus, and the eastern Malayan S. verrtteosits and S. barbatus. The Pygmy Hog of the Bhotans seems to be not entitled to specific rank, certainly not to generic (in the opinion of some), though It has been termed Porcula, salvaniaJ1 The Wild Boar of FIG. 142. — Pygmy Hog (from Future).- Sus salvania. x £. Europe is &w scrqfa. It was formerly quite abundant in this country ; not merely are its remains exhumed from fens, caves and peat bogs, but there is ample evidence of its continuance down to a comparatively late historic period. Enactments are on record as to the hunting of these animals ; there are places^ such as Boarstall, whose names are clearly derived from the name of the animal, presumably once a native of the locality : axul various documents all show the presence of the Wild Boai s Dr. ftwrscra, h*s investigated its anatomy, Proc. Zool. $oc. 1883, p. 413, and from $*« av» " imim|>ortant and few,1'